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Padma and Wing are happily married Baha’is living in Perth, Australia, who are active in their service to the community and devoted to their family.
In this touching story, Padma and Wing relate how they met and got married, how the Baha’i Faith inspired changes in family members’ thinking and acceptance of others, and how the Baha’i marriage vow creates bonds of unity.
On this topic of marriage, the Baha’i International Community writes:
“The foundation and precondition for a Baha’i family is the loving relationship of husband and wife. Marriage, a divine creation, is intended to unite a couple ‘both physically and spiritually, that they may ever improve the spiritual life of each other.’ A man and woman, having freely chosen one another and having obtained the consent of their parents, marry, according to Baha’i law, in the presence of witnesses designated by the elected governing council of the community, the Local Spiritual Assembly. With the words ‘We will all, verily, abide by the will of God,’ recited by both bride and groom, the two commit themselves to God and, thereby, to one another.”
Images courtesy of Padma & Wing
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